|coffeehouse_Wilma_Liebman_126 - Mark Cohen|
National Labor Relations Board member Wilma Liebman, who was originally appointed by President Clinton, discusses the Bush Board's consistent whittling away at the rights of employees to collectively bargain.
Keywords: labor; NLRB
|The Coffee House - WorkLife - Mark Cohen|
Former Labor Board member Sarah Fox tells the back story to the National Labor Relations Board decisions defining a "supervisor" that might severely limit who is eligible to join a union.
Keywords: labor; union; supervisor; NLRB; NLRA
|The Coffee House - September 2006 - Mark Cohen|
This month in The Coffee House: The American electoral system is drowning under the weight of big money interests, contends Common Cause president and CEO Chellie Pingree, who offers a short-list agenda to revitalize democracy in America… Speaking of drowning, not only will there be another Katrina, argues author Mike Tidwell in The Ravaging Tide, the next great hurricane could well submerge the Baltimore-DC area… It comes down to, what is a "supervisor"? The rights of some eight million Ame...
Keywords: politics; electoral; reform; climate; Katrina; labor; NLRB; poetry; music; fiddle